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CITY OF PALM SPRINGS – RFP – Artist Designed Bicycle Racks

In RFP on June 4, 2013 at 6:18 pm

The Public Arts Commission of the City of Palm Springs, CA, in partnership with the Sustainability Commission, invites artists to apply to design and fabricate colorful, whimsical and imaginative bicycle racks that are most importantly functional, but will also become part of the City’s public art collection. The bicycle racks will be installed at various locations throughout the City. 

ELIGIBILITY: This is an exciting opportunity open to qualified artists. It is anticipated that five winning designs, each by different artists, will be selected and that some designs may be identified for fabrication in limited editions (not to exceed five).

DEADLINE: All applications must be submitted by June 19, 2013, 5:00pm PST.

BUDGET: Each selected artist will receive $5,000 for the final design and fabrication per bicycle rack. Selected artists are responsible for delivery for their completed rack to the City of Palm Springs.

QUESTIONS: Jennifer Henning, Public Arts & Special Projects Coordinator, (760) 778-8408

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GREEN PUBLIC ART CONSULTANCY – RFP – GREEN ART PARADE

In RFP on May 7, 2013 at 7:41 pm

Green Public Art Consultancy invites artists, performers and designers to create floats, placards, portable sculptures, kites, performances, art bikes, balloons and street spectacles for a Green Art Parade! Parade entries can make political statements, environmental messages. For inspiration, visit this pinterest board to get those wheels turning! http://pinterest.com/greenpublicart/green-art-parade/

The route will begin at a location TBD in North Park and will conclude at Art Produce (3139 University Ave, San Diego, CA 92104). Participants must be able to walk, run, and/or roll the entire route. The route will not exceed 1 mile in length.

The Green Art Parade will occur on two dates, Saturday, July 13, 2013 and Saturday, August 10, 2013 from 7:00 – 8:00pm. An artist’s reception at the Art Produce gallery and garden will immediately follow each event.

ELIGIBILITY: This call is open to all artists residing in Southern California. Artists living in San Diego are especially encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: Submission materials are due May 15, 2013 by 5:00pm via email to: info@greenpublicart.com . Selected artists notified on May 20, 2013 with an official invitation to participate.

QUESTIONS: Please contact Rebecca Ansert, rebecca@greenpublicart.com or 424-229-2257

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Member Meeting, November 4, Ventura

In For Members on October 31, 2011 at 5:17 pm

Friday, November 4 is the Fall 2011 PAC SoCal meeting, hosted by the City of Ventura. Following our meeting please join  us for lunch at Taqueria Tepatitlan and a public art tour arranged curtosey of Denise Sindelar, Community Partnerships Manager, City of Ventura. As an added bonus, November 4 is Ventura’s First Friday’s art galleries event.

MEETING LOCATION: City of Ventura, Bell Arts Factory, 432 N. Ventura Avenue Studio 101, Ventura, CA 93001, 805.643.1960

TIME: 10 AM – 12:00 PM

AGENDA

  • Introductions & Member Updates (15 minutes)
  • Welcome from City of Ventura, Community Partnerships Manager
  • Denise Sindelar (15 minutes)
  • WESTAF Presentation: Public Art Archive – Rachel Cain (25 minutes)
  • Social Media Projects (15 minutes)
  • Collaborative Initiatives: Cross Agency Projects (15 minutes)
  • PAN Best Practices / State of Public Art Field – Constance White (25 minutes)
  • Closing Remarks

*LUNCH: 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Taqueria Tepatitlan, 362 N Ventura Ave, Ventura, CA 93001, (805) 653-0508

PUBLIC ART TOUR: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

*Please email your RSVP and LUNCH ORDER to: Jennifer Henning at jennifer.henning@palmspringsca.gov

ARTS TUNE-UP: The Traveling Arts Information Workshops for Visual Artists

In Artist Professional Development on October 14, 2011 at 4:10 pm

HERE IS HOW THIS FREE WORKSHOP WORKS!

Registration and Check-in: 9:30 – 10:00 a.m.

There will be a series of 5 round-robin sessions (25 minutes each)

Locate and join the table that has the topic you want to learn more about

After 25 minutes an announcement will be made, indicating that the session is over

Rotate to other tables as the sessions repeat

Workshop Location:

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2011: EAGLE ROCK

10:00 A.M TO 1:00 P.M.

CENTER FOR THE ARTS, EAGLE ROCK

2225 Colorado Boulevard

Los Angeles, CA 90041

REGISTER ONLINE through SurveyMonkey by visiting this website:

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/ATU-EagleRock

Topics for Visual Artists:

  • 10 Things to Know About Fabrication Before Submitting Your Proposal
  • Arts Education In-School Resources & Working in Arts Education (K-12)
  • Becoming a Facebook Ninja for Beginners
  • Best Foot Forward: Creating Compelling Presentations
  • Every Artist Insured: Understanding Health Insurance and Healthcare Reform
  • Fundraising for Individual Artists
  • Getting Your Sh*t Together
  • Green Art Initiatives
  • Individual Artist Resources
  • Licensing for Visual Artists
  • Marketing for Visual Artists
  • Mediation & Dispute Resolution Services
  • On Your ‘A’ Game, Things to Know When Interviewing for a Public Art Commission
  • Public Art 101
  • Working In Context

QUESTIONS? Contact Anji Gaspar-Milanovic, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, (213) 202-3981, amilanovic@arts.lacounty.gov

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Member Meeting, November 4

In For Members on September 27, 2011 at 11:36 pm

Friday, November 4, 2011

Time TBD

City of Ventura

We are pleased to invite you to the Fall 2011 PACSoCal meeting hosted by the City of Ventura! Following our meeting please join us for lunch and a very special public art tour being arranged courtesy of Denise Sindelar, Community Partnerships Manager, City of Ventura.

As an added bonus November 4 is also Ventura’s First Fridays galleries event. If anyone is interested in staying over please send an email to: Jennifer Henning at jennifer.henning@palmspringsca.gov and we will check on discounted room rates and transportation.

agenda to be posted soon

 

Member Meeting, April 22

In For Members on April 6, 2011 at 2:49 am

Friday, April 22nd

10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

City of Santa Monica

If you have not already done so, please RSVP to civicart@arts.lacounty.gov by the end of the week, April 8.

Items to be discussed:
• Member updates
• Update on the City of Santa Monica’s Palisades Park art commission and design process – Malina Moore
• WRAP (Web Resources for Art in Public) and upcoming Public Art Review issue – Jack Becker and Helen Lessick
• Collaborative initiatives – Greg Esser
• Research, model policy development and public art advocacy – Jessie Nemiroff
• De-brief and artist feedback on first two Making it Public workshops – Letitia F. Ivins
• PAN pre-conference in SD, Constance White, – 15 minutes

Meeting location, parking and directions posted on the listserve

MAKING IT PUBLIC: Workshops on Public Art Practice for Artists

In Artist Professional Development on December 2, 2010 at 10:02 pm

Brought to you by the Public Art Coalition of Southern California

MAKING IT PUBLIC: Workshops on Public Art Practice for Artists is a training series tailored to Southern California artists in pursuit of public art commissions. The Public Art Coalition of Southern California (PACSoCal) is a regional network of public art professionals. In response to the need for public artist technical assistance, PACSoCal has developed three sequential workshops addressing different aspects of the public art application, commissioning, design and fabrication processes as well as providing tips for successful artist-run business.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Wednesday, December 15, 2010

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